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2016

Questionnaires

  • Sample A-L3

Individial Questionnaire (German and English)
Household Questionnaire (German and English)

Youth Questionnaire (German only)
Supplementary Biography Questionnaire (German only)
Short Questionnaire ("Luecke") (German only)

Mother and Child Questionnaire (newborn; German only)
Mother and Child Questionnaire (2-3 years old ; German only)
Mother and Child Questionnaire (5-6 years old; German only)
Parents Questionnaire (7-8 years old; German only)
Mother and Child Questionnaire (9-10 years old; German only)

Please refer to 2012 for English translations of the Mother and Child Questionnaires

Pre-teen Questionnaire (11-12 years old; German only)
Early Youth Questionnaire (13-14 years old, German only)

Questionnaire "The deceased person" (German only)

  • IAB-SOEP Migration Samples M1, M2

Individial Questionnaire (continued sample) (German and English)
Household Questionnaire (German and English)

Youth Questionnaire (German only)

Integrated Individual- and Biography Questionnaire (new respondents since 2016) (German and English)

  • IAB-BAMF-SOEP Survey of Refugees (M3, M4)

Integrated Individual- and Biography Questionnaire (German and English)
Household Questionnaire (German and English)

2015

Questionnaires

  • Sample A-L3

Individial Questionnaire (German and English)
Household Questionnaire (German and English)

Youth Questionnaire (German only)
Supplementary Biography Questionnaire (German only)
Short Questionnaire ("Luecke") (German only)

Mother and Child Questionnaire (newborn; German only)
Mother and Child Questionnaire (2-3 years old ; German only)
Mother and Child Questionnaire (5-6 years old; German only)
Parents Questionnaire (7-8 years old; German only)
Mother and Child Questionnaire (9-10 years old; German only)

Please refer to 2012 for English translations of the Mother and Child Questionnaires

Pre-teen Questionnaire (11-12 years old; German only)

Questionnaire "The deceased person" (German only)

  • IAB-SOEP Migration Sample (M1)

Individial Questionnaire | PDF, 0.69 MB (German only)
Household Questionnaire (German and English)

Integrated Individual and Biography Questionnaire (German and English)

Youth Questionnaire (German only)

  • IAB-SOEP Migration Sample (M2)

Integrated Individual and Biography Questionnaire (German and English)

Household Questionnaire (German and English)

Additional documents

Shortened versions of the fieldwork reports | PDF, 11.33 MB (in the SOEP Wave Report 2015)

Generated questionnaires with reference to variables

2014

Questionnaires

Sample A-K, SC

Household Questionnaire (German and English)
Individual Questionnaire (German and English)

Youth Questionnaire (German only)
Supplementary Biography Questionnaire (German only)
Short Questionnaire ("Luecke") (German only)

Mother and Child Questionnaire (newborn; German only)
Mother and Child Questionnaire (2-3-year-olds; German only)
Mother and Child Questionnaire (5-6-year-olds; German only)
Parents Questionnaire (7-8-year-olds; German only)
Mother and Child Questionnaire (9-10-year-olds; German only)

Please refer to 2012 for English translations of the Mother and Child Questionnaires

Pre-teen Questionnaire for the 11 - 12 years olds (German only)

Questionnaire "The deceased person" (German only)

IAB-SOEP Migration Sample (M)

Erhebungsinstrumente des IAB-SOEP-Migrationssamples 2014: Integrierter Personen-Biografiefragebogen, Haushaltsfragebogen (SOEP Survey Paper 259; German only)

Erhebungsinstrumente des IAB-SOEP-Migrationssamples 2014: Jugendfragebogen (SOEP Survey Paper 260)

Fieldwork report

SOEP 2014 – TNS Report of SOEP Fieldwork in 2014 (SOEP Survey Paper 282)

Other documents

SOEP 2014 – Erhebungsinstrumente 2014 (Welle 31) des Sozio-oekonomischen Panels: Begleitinstrumente (SOEP Survey Paper 255; German only)

SOEP 2014 – Erhebungsinstrumente 2014 (Welle 31) des Sozio-oekonomischen Panels: Übersetzungshilfen, Altstichproben (English, Turkish, Russian) (SOEP Survey Paper 261)

Erhebungsinstrumente des IAB-SOEP-Migrationssamples 2014: Übersetzungshilfen (English, Polish, türkisch, Rumanian, Russian) (SOEP Survey Paper 268)

2013

Questionnaires

Sample A-H

Household Questionnaire (German and English)
Individual Questionnaire (German and English)

Youth Questionnaire (German only)
Supplementary Biography Questionnaire (German only)
Short Questionnaire ("Luecke") (German only)

Mother and Child Questionnaire (newborn) (German only)
Mother and Child Questionnaire 2 - 3 years old (German only)
Mother and Child Questionnaire 5 - 6 years old (German only)
Parents Questionnaire 7 - 8 years old (German only)
Mother and Child Questionnaire 9 - 10 years old (German only)

Please refer to 2012 for English translations of the Mother and Child Questionnaires

Questionnaire "The deceased person" (German only)

Accompanying instruments Questionnaire (German only)

Sample J+K

Personal Biography Questionnaire (first time respondents sample J and K, German and English)

IAB-SOEP Migration Sample (M)

Personal Biography and Household Questionnaire (in German)
Translations of the questionnaires (English, Polish, Turkish, Romanian, Russian)

Other documents

Supplementary instruments (Begleitinstrumente, in German)

Survey Reports

Methodenbericht zum IAB-SOEP-Migrationssample 2013 (in German)

2012

Questionnaires

Sample A-H

English and German version Household Questionnaire
English and German version Individual Questionnaire

English version Mother and Child Questionnaire (Newborns)
English version Mother and Child Questionnaire (2-3-year-olds)
English version Mother and Child Questionnaire (5-6-year-olds)
English version Mother and Child Questionnaire (7-8-year-olds)
English version Mother and Child Questionnaire (9-10-year-olds)



German version Supplementary Biography Questionnaire
German version Short Questionnaire ("Luecke")
German version Youth Questionnaire

German version Mother and Child Questionnaire (newborn)
German version Mother and Child Questionnaire 2 - 3 years old
German version Mother and Child Questionnaire 5 - 6 years old
German version Parents Questionnaire 7 - 8 years old
German version Mother and Child Questionnaire 9 - 10 years old

German version Questionnaire "The deceased person"

Sample K

German version Integrated Biography Questionnaire (first time respondents 2012 K)
German version Household Questionnaire (first time respondents 2012 K)
German version Youth Questionnaire (first time respondents 2012 K)

Sample J

German version Integrated Biography Questionnaire (first time respondents 2012 J)
German version Integrated Biography Questionnaire (repeat respondents 2012 J)

Miscellaneous

SOEP-RS BASE II 2008-2012 - Survey instruments Berlin Age Study II


Survey Reports

Methodenbericht zum Befragungsjahr 2012 (Welle 29) des Sozio-oekonomischen Panels (SOEP Survey Paper 144, German only)

2011

Questionnaires

English Version Individual Questionnaire | PDF, 280.19 KB
English Version Household Questionnaire | PDF, 218.07 KB

German Version Household Questionnaire | PDF, 187.11 KB
German Version Individual Questionnaire | PDF, 301.98 KB
German Version Supplementary Biography Questionnaire | PDF, 365.96 KB
German Version Short Questionnaire ("Luecke") | PDF, 65.99 KB
German Version Youth Questionnaire | PDF, 317.48 KB

German Version Questionnaire "The deceased person" | PDF, 60.78 KB

German Version Mother and Child Questionnaire (newborn) | PDF, 204.94 KB
German Version Mother and Child Questionnaire 2 - 3 years old | PDF, 224.21 KB
German Version Mother and Child Questionnaire 5 - 6 years old | PDF, 164.77 KB
German Version Mother and Child Questionnaire 7 - 8 years old | PDF, 126.32 KB

Please refer to 2012 for English translations of the Mother and Child Questionnaires

SOEP Survey Paper

Survey Instruments (Series A)

 

Survey Reports (Series B)

 

Documentations (Series C)

 

Variable Description and Coding (Series D)

 

SOEPmonitor (Series E)

2009

Questionnaires

English Version Individual Questionnaire | PDF, 0.92 MB
English Version Household Questionnaire | PDF, 0.69 MB

German Version Household Questionnaire | PDF, 474.02 KB
German Version Individual Questionnaire | PDF, 0.88 MB
German Version Supplementary Biography Questionnaire | PDF, 0.6 MB
German Version Short Questionnaire ("Luecke") | PDF, 184 KB
German Version Youth Questionnaire | PDF, 0.64 MB

German Version Mother and Child Questionnaire (newborn) | PDF, 279.55 KB
German Version Mother and Child Questionnaire 2 - 3 years old | PDF, 327.99 KB
German Version Mother and Child Questionnaire 5 - 6 years old | PDF, 365.94 KB

 Please refer to 2012 for English translations of the Mother and Child Questionnaires

SOEP Survey Paper

Survey Instruments (Series A)

 

Survey Reports (Series B)

2008

Questionnaires

English Version Individual Questionnaire | PDF, 0.61 MB
English Version Household Questionnaire | PDF, 353.02 KB

German Version Household Questionnaire | PDF, 354.82 KB
German Version Individual Questionnaire | PDF, 0.58 MB
German Version Supplementary Biography Questionnaire | PDF, 0.56 MB
German Version Short Questionnaire ("Luecke") | PDF, 0.55 MB
German Version Youth Questionnaire | PDF, 0.53 MB
German Version Mother and Child Questionnaire (newborn | PDF, 0.53 MB
German Version Child Questionnaire 2 - 3 years old | PDF, 0.54 MB
German Version Child Questionnaire 5 - 6 years old | PDF, 0.54 MB
German Version Grip Strength Questionnaire | PDF, 0.52 MB

 

SOEP Survey Paper

Survey Instruments (Series A)

 

Survey Reports (Series B)

2006

Questionnaires

English Version Individual Questionnaire | PDF, 235.41 KB
English Version Household Questionnaire | PDF, 236.27 KB

German Version Household Questionnaire | PDF, 234.28 KB
German Version Individual Questionnaire | PDF, 382.8 KB
German Version Supplementary Biography Questionnaire | PDF, 0.59 MB
German Version Biography Youth Questionnaire | PDF, 253.04 KB
German Version Short Questionnaire ("Luecke") | PDF, 253.04 KB
German Version Mother and Child Questionnaire (newborn) | PDF, 115.45 KB
German Version Mother and Child Questionnaire 2 (2 - 3 years old) | PDF, 115.67 KB
German Version Gripstrength Questionnaire (only for a subsample of 100 interviewers) | PDF, 13.47 KB


2006 Persönlichkeit und Alltag | PDF, 138.04 KB (Pretest questionnaire, in the field June 2005) (German only)
2006 Kognitiver Test Jugend | PDF, 251.44 KB (Pretest, in the field June 2005) (German only)

 
Re-interviewing former respondents of ‘final refusal households'. Translated summary of the Methodenbericht | PDF, 36.18 KB

 

SOEP Survey Papers

Survey Instruments (Series A)

 

Survey Reports (Series B)